Praised for her "sizeable and thrilling sound", American soprano Caroline Corrales is an operatic star on the rise. She begins her 2023 season as a finalist in the McCammon Voice Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, and the Pasadena Vocal Competition in Pasadena, California.
In the 2022 Season, Ms. Corrales was a member of the esteemed Apprentice Singer program of The Santa Fe Opera. She was featured in the Apprentice Scenes as Rosalinde Die Fledermaus and Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, as well as the mainstage ensembles of Carmen, Falstaff, and M. Butterfly (world premiere),
An avid competitor, Ms. Corrales was most recently named a New York City District Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition (2021-2022), and as a Grand Finalist in the Concurso Internacional de Canto Tenor Viñas (2022). She has twice been named the Boston District Winner and New England Region Encouragement Award Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition (2019-2020, 2020-2021). Other recent awards include Semifinalist in the Houston Saengerbund Vocal Competition (2021), Finalist in the National Opera Association Vocal Competition (2021), Semifinalist in the Camerata Bardi International Vocal Competition (2021), and Second Prize in the Orpheus Vocal Competition (2020).
Ms. Corrales regularly performs in concert, and was most recently seen in December 2022 as a featured singer in the Holiday Pops! Concerts Series with The Boston Pops Symphony under the baton of Keith Lockhart. Other recent concert engagements include the Soprano Soloist in Verdi's Inno delle Nazioni, and the Soprano Soloist in Handel's The Messiah.
Ms. Corrales received her operatic training under the tutelage of Lynn Eustis as a Young Artist with the Boston University Opera Institute. Recent roles at the Institute include Ma Zegner Proving Up, Mary Crawford Mansfield Park, and scenes as the title character in Rusalka.
Ms. Corrales holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Webster University. She currently resides in New York.